only known from mountains in southeast Arizona (USA).
In between 3,5 (males) and 4,5 to 5 (females) centimeter
In captivity continuously (when kept warm)
Quercus species. Easy to rear on Quercus robur.
Not difficult to rear in well ventilated plastic containers on the warmer side (above 20 degrees Celsius) as long as everything is kept very dry and clean. It takes approximately 2 months before they spin their cocoons. The pupal stage is fairly short (3 to 4 weeks). Don't try to overwinter, just let the adults emerge.